Item #00186 One Year; A Tale of Wedlock. Emilie FLYGARE-CARLÉN, Alex KRAUSE, Elbert PERCE.

One Year; A Tale of Wedlock

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1853. First American edition. Octavo (19.5 cm); v, 274, [8] pp. Brown publisher's cloth with blind-stamped oval device and ruling. Cloth is rubbed; very dulled gilt to spine; bumped corners; some light dampstaining to a few page corners not affecting text; pgs. 23-24 missing very small chunk from corner. A solid Good+ copy despite the age-inevitable flaws. The author was a Swedish novelist and manages here to "weave a pleasing and instructive story from the incidents which would transpire during a single year of matrimony," but "without trespassing upon the bounds of delicacy." She was the most widely read Swedish novelist of her time. Scarce in the trade and only ten copies of the first U.S. edition found in OCLC. Item #00186

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